Advanced Practice Nurse
Company: Illinois CancerCare
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Illinois CancerCare, P.C. is a comprehensive practice treating
patients with cancer and blood diseases. Our focus is providing
state-of-the-art treatments for our patients in the fight against
these diseases while staying on the leading edge of breakthrough
research and medicines. We're proud to say we have helped countless
individuals overcome this disease to live healthy, inspiring lives.
Overview: Illinois CancerCare is seeking Advanced Practice Provider
(APP) to perform patient assessments, history taking, clinical
exams, interpretation of laboratory results and X-rays, patient and
staff education, procedures, health teaching and supportive
counseling, management of side effects of treatment and appropriate
interventions. The Advanced Pra has extensive contact with patients
and families and collaborates with physicians, other health care
members and clinic staff to plan and provide for safe patient care.
Education and Experience:Master's degree Licensure and maintenance
of board certification.Oncology experience a plus!Shift:
Monday-Friday no nights, weekends, call or holidays!Essential
Responsibilities include:Provide comprehensive oncology care to
patients in the in-patient and out-patient setting. This includes
assessments, treatment plan development specific to cancer
diagnosis, primary chemotherapy and prompt management of acute
symptoms related to the disease or treatments. Provide
comprehensive oncology care to patients at satellite
clinics.Demonstrates skill in preparing and maintaining patient
records, including dictation and responding to correspondence.
Demonstrates skill in establishing and maintaining effective
working relationships with patients, families, medical staff, and
the public. Orders and reviews appropriate laboratory and
diagnostic procedures. Manages medical and oncology emergencies
within scope of training and experience. Collaborates with Lead APN
in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational activities
within the organization. Demonstrates knowledge of disease-specific
protocols and, with confidence, instructs patients and families on
treatment course. Utilizes nursing theory, practice and medical
care to give and evaluate patient specific to cancer patients.
Appropriately consults with physician on patient issues or
questions. Responsible for and is a resource for safe, competent
patient care. Provides and maintains patient confidentiality.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Keywords: Illinois CancerCare, Peoria , Advanced Practice Nurse, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois
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